Big Data In Sports
In today’s world of sports, data is being collected everywhere. From sports management and broadcasting to gaming and fantasy companies, data is being collected and used in a variety of ways to both make money and improve the overall experience. Teams utilize statistics to analyze players, build teams, and determine their strategies. Management analyzes data in order to improve ticket sales, merchandising, and marketing. Coaches keep track of data on training, diet, and overall health to help their players to learn and excel. It seems the entire sports world revolves around the collection, analysis, and utilization of data.
Do you think big data is being used to it’s fullest potential in the sports world?
Do you see any uses of data that have not been adopted yet in the sports world?
Do you think the sports industry would survive if it took a step back from its reliance on big data?